Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:40 am

All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 11 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:12 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:54 pm
Posts: 395
Location: Haines, AK - Temporarily
Looks like my SRAM Red 2012 shifter broke, just before a big ride scheduled for tomorrow AM. I really need a second bike, maybe one with Shimano or Campy....

Image


Last edited by rijndael on Thu Oct 24, 2013 11:29 am, edited 1 time in total.

Top
   
Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:12 am 


Top
   
 
PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 3:28 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Feb 23, 2008 6:33 pm
Posts: 330
broken SRAM shifter? no big surprise there...


Top
   
PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 3:38 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jun 08, 2010 4:58 am
Posts: 263
Location: Chicago
I had one break in the same place.


Top
   
PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 4:56 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Jul 08, 2009 9:19 pm
Posts: 576
Sram product life cycle:

Buy -> Break -> Warranty -> Break -> Warranty -> Break -> Warranty -> Break -> Warranty..........

That being said, I really like the feel and function of these new red shifters. I hope they get you taken care of properly in a timely manner.


Top
   
PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 6:48 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Sep 19, 2010 10:19 pm
Posts: 402
Broke 2 shifters. Very annoying.


Top
   
PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 6:04 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:54 pm
Posts: 395
Location: Haines, AK - Temporarily
I hope it's fixed quickly too, there are less than 3K miles on this set!

I really like the feel of the SRAM lever & hood over Shimano, I just wish they had Shimano durability.


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2013 12:35 am 
Offline
Moderator

Joined: Sat Apr 22, 2006 12:38 am
Posts: 2035
Location: Dutchess County, NY
6000 + miles per year on sram red shifters since 2008-2009 (whenever I got them). Same shifters, life cycle of: purchase, install, ride, ride, ride, ride, still riding.

_________________
Speedplay is the devil!


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:27 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 31, 2007 10:32 pm
Posts: 8509
Location: Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California
Ditto. I've been riding SRAM since 2007, never a break on the shifters, never an issue.

_________________
Exp001 || Other projects in the works.


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:02 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Feb 19, 2007 7:26 am
Posts: 2201
Location: Atlanta, GA, US
That is a bummer.

That said, I have been using SRAM for 3 years or so, everything from Apex to Red, and haven't broken anything yet.

_________________
My Bikes

My Photoblog


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2013 4:28 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat May 26, 2012 11:26 pm
Posts: 997
Have SRAM Red 2011 on two bikes, one set has >21,000k's on it. The other is coming up to 4,000 kms. No issues. Has the shifter been in a crash or dropped?

_________________
Evo 5.02kg SL3 6.77 Slice RS 8.89 viewtopic.php?f=10&t=110579" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


Top
   
Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2013 4:28 am 


Top
   
 
PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2013 12:32 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:54 pm
Posts: 395
Location: Haines, AK - Temporarily
NiFTY wrote:
Has the shifter been in a crash or dropped?
No.


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 11 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Schmolke Ti shifter clamps for Sram

in Road

4ibanez

14

1662

Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:46 pm

4ibanez View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Carbon Fiber shifter clamps for Sram

in Road

nvroadie

9

1232

Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:04 am

Mep View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Sram S500 aero shifter very hard to shift

in Road

LouisN

5

697

Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:19 pm

hack View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. sram mechanical vs hydro road shifter/hood length?

in Road

motorthings

0

212

Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:55 pm

motorthings View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Ultegra 6800 Reach Lever Screw broken

in Road

probertsqbe

1

538

Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:09 pm

probertsqbe View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: nemeseri, psycling, TobinHatesYou, zefs and 34 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited